April 21, 2020  |  

The complete mitochondrial genome sequences of Senna tora (Fabales: Fabaceae)

Authors: Kang, Sang-Ho and Won, So Youn and Kim, Chang-Kug

Cassia tora (Senna tora), known as an economically important plant, is medicinal in nature and belongs to the Fabaceae family. The complete mitochondrial genome sequences of S. tora were 566,589bp in length with a 45.23% GC content. A total of 63 genes were annotated including 36 protein-coding genes, 22 tRNA genes, and 5 rRNA genes. Phylogenetic tree based on the mitochondrial genome dem- onstrated that S. tora was most closely related to the Senna occidentalis and Caesalpinioideae subfamily and is definitely separated from the Faboideae subfamily.

Journal: Mitochondrial DNA Part B
DOI: 10.1080/23802359.2019.1591227
Year: 2019

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